Many Feared Dead, Hundreds Injured as 2 Huge Explosions Rock Beirut Port
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Related FileLebanese media carried images of people trapped under rubble, many bloodied, after the massive blasts in the port area.
The National News Agency reported that the blasts were due to a fire at a warehouse at Beirut Port.
“A warehouse at the Beirut Port caught fire and lead to major explosions, which reverberated in the capital and the suburbs, and left behind great damages to the surrounding buildings and a considerable number of wounded,” NNA said.
A huge cloud of black smoke was engulfing the entire port area, with destroyed cars had been abandoned in the street with their airbags inflated.
Ambulances were rushing away the wounded with local media reporting that countless numbers of people have been injured, with many others were feared dead.